Chernobyl and biodiversity

We all know about the tragedy that occured on 26. of April 1986 in Pripyat, Ukraine. 

The outcome of the worst nuclear disaster is ARS better known as acute radiation syndrome, death of many frontline workers, many families having to leave the town for good, billions of dollars in damage, the unimaginable suffering from the locals and much more. Chernobyl was a lesson to us all. Now, after 36 years, many robotic equipment is working on protecting the core in the nuclear plant and restoring the concrete block whenever it becomes too damaged. But what about the nature and wildlife of Chernobyl? Did something change ?

Chernobyl is experiencing rapid evolution of wildlife while still being affected by radiation. Special species of horses, bison, deer and other animals. It seems that without human presence, nature is taking care of everything that has been left. But, some changes even in the biodiversity have swapped  depending on where the radiation is more present. It has been reported that by observing some changes we can see just how much nature has been affected. Spider webs seem different, the root of trees have different parts of rings unlike the ones not heavily affected. Different kinds of birds have certain anomalies on their beaks, many insects have different patterns unlike other ones which can be shown as proof that even though all creatures and plants are renewing the scenery, alternets and differences still occur. Still, all of this has brought some fate into the story. The environment  once considered uninhabitable which nobody could imagine that any life would be possible, now shows us that everything adaps and moves on. Nothing stays forever. Now this area is preserved and teaches us just how mighty the earth is. And we as powerful humans suddenly became so small and insignificant.

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